poisoning

  • 1 Poisoning — may mean:*For biological toxicity, see toxin and poison * Catalyst poisoning * Nuclear poison * Poisoning, a classification in Cantonese food * Secondary poisoning …

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  • 2 poisoning — index contaminate, detriment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 poisoning — noun 1. the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance • Syn: ↑toxic condition, ↑intoxication • Derivationally related forms: ↑intoxicate (for: ↑intoxication) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 4 poisoning — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, chronic, severe ▪ I had severe food poisoning. ▪ fatal ▪ accidental ▪ …

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  • 5 poisoning — (Roget s IV) n. Varieties of poisoning include: blood poisoning, septicemia, food poisoning, ptomaine, toxemia, lead poisoning, systemic poisoning, corrosive poisoning, irritant poisoning …

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  • 6 poisoning — Synonyms and related words: adulteration, autointoxication, bane, befouling, beheading, blood, blood poisoning, bloodletting, bloodshed, braining, burning, capital punishment, contamination, corruption, crucifixion, dealing death, decapitation,… …

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  • 7 poisoning — poi|son|ing [ˈpɔızənıŋ] n [U and C] 1.) illness caused by swallowing, touching, or breathing in a poisonous substance alcohol/lead/radiation etc poisoning (=caused by a particular substance) ▪ a case of alcohol poisoning 2.) the act of giving… …

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  • 8 poisoning — noun (C, U) illness caused by swallowing, touching, or breathing in a poisonous substance: Several cases of poisoning have been reported. | alcohol/mercury/radiation poisoning (=caused by a particular substance) see also: food poisoning …

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  • 9 poisoning — UK [ˈpɔɪz(ə)nɪŋ] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms poisoning : singular poisoning plural poisonings an occasion when someone is affected by poison alcohol/chemical/mercury poisoning …

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  • 10 poisoning — n. blood; food; lead; ptomaine poisoning * * * [ pɔɪz(ə)nɪŋ] food lead ptomaine poisoning blood …

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  • 11 Poisoning — Poison Poi son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poisoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poisoning}.] [Cf. OF. poisonner, F. empoissoner, L. potionare to give to drink. See {Poison}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To put poison upon or into; to infect with poison; as, to poison… …

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  • 12 poisoning — 1) use of a chemical spread on water or added to a bait to poison fish and facilitate capture. See fish poisoning 2) illness caused by eating poisonous fishes, q.v …

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  • 13 Poisoning — Taking a substance that is injurious to health or can cause death. Poisoning is still a major hazard to children, despite child resistant (and sometimes adult resistant) packaging and dose limits per container. See also poison, Poison Control… …

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  • 14 poisoning — poi|son|ing [ pɔıznıŋ ] noun count or uncount an occasion when someone is affected by poison: mushroom/mercury/chemical/alcohol poisoning …

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  • 15 poisoning — apnuodijimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nuodingų veikliųjų medžiagų patekimas į organizmą ir liguistos būsenos sukėlimas. Nuodai gali patekti per odą, virškinimo traktą, kvėpavimo takus. atitikmenys: angl. poisoning vok …

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  • 16 poisoning — apnuodijimas statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Organizmo apnuodijimas ligas sukeliančiais mikrobais ar įrenginio – jo veikimui trukdančiomis medžiagomis. atitikmenys: angl. poisoning vok. Vergiftung, f rus. отравление, n pranc.… …

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  • 17 poisoning — /poy zeuh ning/, n. Pathol. the condition produced by a poison or by a toxic substance. [1400 50; late ME poisenynge. See POISON, ING1] * * * …

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  • 18 poisoning — noun a) The administration of a poison. b) The state of being poisoned …

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  • 19 poisoning — poi·son·ing || pɔɪznɪŋ n. act of injuring or killing with a toxin; state of being contaminated with a toxin poi·son || pɔɪzn n. toxin; venom v. kill or injure with toxin, give poison; have bad or damaging influence on; corrupt …

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  • 20 poisoning — poi·son·ing …

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